• Issue
  • Jan 01, 2021

Taipei: Ilha Formosa

Photo of JUN YANG and MICHIKAZU MATSUNE’s Dear Friend, 2020, performance at Taipei Arts Festival, Zhongshan Hall, Taipei, 2020. Photo by Tsai Yao-Cheng. Courtesy Taipei Performing Arts Center.

Antonio Vega Macotela’s Burning Landscapes (2019) tapestries of leaked tax-evader lists masked in code and Jonas Staal’s project on the rise of the far-right, Steve Bannon: A Propaganda Retrospective (2018–19)—both shown at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) for the 12th Taipei Biennial (11/21–3/14/21)—bookended a year that began with anxiously watching the bushfires in Australia, the rapid spread of Covid-19, violent global protests, and an extremely close presidential election in the United States.

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